Method for characterisation of weakly guiding waveguides by measuring mode field diameter

Mykhaylo Dubov*, Vladimir Mezentsev, Ian Bennion

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Abstract

In this paper, we described an efficient theoretical approach to determine the integral characteristics such as Mode Field Diameter (MFD) and V-parameter of the Weakly guiding waveguides. To test the described method we measured MFD for the commercially available step index single mode fibre with known parameters. The results of these measurements are presented for two different wavelengths. It is worth noting that the developed approach implies infinite cladding, thus care should be taken to avoid influence of finiteness of cladding when MFD compares to cladding diamete.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationConference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest
PublisherIEEE
Pages565
Number of pages1
ISBN (Print)0780389743, 9780780389748
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Dec 2005
Event2005 Conference on Lasers and Elctro-Optics Europe - Munich, United Kingdom
Duration: 12 Jun 200517 Jun 2005

Conference

Conference2005 Conference on Lasers and Elctro-Optics Europe
CountryUnited Kingdom
CityMunich
Period12/06/0517/06/05

Keywords

  • diameter measurement
  • optical fibre cladding
  • optical fibre testing
  • MFD
  • V-parameter
  • infinite cladding
  • integral characteristics
  • mode field diameter measurement
  • step index single mode fibre
  • weakly guiding waveguide

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    Dubov, M., Mezentsev, V., & Bennion, I. (2005). Method for characterisation of weakly guiding waveguides by measuring mode field diameter. In Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest (pp. 565). [1568342] IEEE. https://doi.org/10.1109/CLEOE.2005.1568342